If cigarette smoking were banned from teen-friendly movies, would kids be less likely to pick up the habit? Researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College think so.
Researchers are getting closer to developing a vaccine that could help protect people from the addictiveness of nicotine.
People can more accurately remember the health warnings included in graphic cigarette labels than in standard text-only Surgeon General’s warnings, a study finds.
If you’ve been a lifelong smoker, you might be thinking, Why quit now when the damage is already done? But a recent study finds that even the oldest smokers can reap significant benefits from kicking the habit.
Nothing like a tall, cool drink in the heat of summer, right? Not if it’s a sugar-sweetened soda, and not if you’re in New York City.
Smokers are more likely to need repeat surgeries for hip and knee replacements.
It’s easy to blame parents when young children gain too much weight, but the latest research suggests that certain obesity risk factors are out of Mom and Dad’s control.
Hiking up cigarette prices is one of the most effective ways to reduce smoking, especially in youths and young adults. Yet a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that fewer states are …
Prenatal exposure to pollutants in city air is linked to later anxiety, depression and behavior problems in children.
A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that the government’s requirement that tobacco companies put graphic warning labels on cigarette packs was constitutional and did not violate the companies’ freedom of speech.